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Mr. Loyd Dykman served

on Metro Lutheran Ministry’s Board of Directors for twelve years,

acting as president for nine

of those years.  This lecture series honors his dedication to education, MLM and to our community. 

Tangled Up in the Red, White, and Blue:
An Urgent Call to Resist the Hijacking of Christian Faith by American Nationalism

February 23, 2018

"Nationalism makes it impossible to see the kingdom of God and diminishes Jesus from 'King of Kings' to the reduced role of 'personal savior.'"

- Brian Zahnd

Pastor, theologian, and author Brian Zahnd reintroduces us to the gospel

of Peace and challenges our notions of what it means to be a follower

of Christ in America today. 

Zahnd is the founder and lead pastor of Word of Life Church, a non-denominational Christian congregation in Saint Joseph, Missouri. Brian and his wife, Peri, founded the church in 1981. Brian is also the author of several books, including, Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God, Water to Wine

A Farewell To MarsBeauty Will Save the World, and Unconditional?:

The Call of Jesus to Radical Forgiveness.

​to watch  Brian Zahnd's lecture, recorded on Friday, February 23rd at Atonement Lutheran Church
​ (Overland Park, KS). 



Join fellow MLM supporters for an inspiring evening featuring a nationally acclaimed speaker.